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August 15, 2014
Do It YourSelf WebSites

Online Sites for HVAC Do-It-Yourselfers A Review By Betty Stephens Need help in getting started on a Do-It-Yourself HVAC project? Here are some links to resources that may help you out. Ductworks: The Original On-Line DIY Heating & Cooling - A Help site for Do-It-Yourself homeowners and builders to set them save money by offering […]

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August 10, 2014
Solar Power

Solar Power By Betty Stephens Today human’s energy production is derived mainly from fuels, such as coil, oil and gas. Most of that energy is the sun's stored energy. Sunlight is actually the Earth's primary source of energy. Solar Power is the energy generated by sunlight. Solar energy is being increasingly adopted throughout the globe […]

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August 10, 2014
A/C Technicians

What Does an HVAC Tech Do? By Betty Stephens HVAC Professionals HVAC technicians are professionals in the field of heating, ventilation, air conditioning service and support. They can be an independent contractor or employed by a company that specializes in climate control solutions. They work in residential homes, schools, hospitals, office buildings, or factories. Their […]

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July 28, 2014
Cooling Glass Sun Rooms

Sunrooms - Heating and Cooling By Betty Stephens Sunroom This room may be called a solarium or conservatory. It is usually a glassed-in living space typically attached to the house and accessible from indoors designed to function as additional living area during mild weather but may be too hot or cold in the heart of […]

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July 23, 2014
Thomas Midgley Jr. - Inventor of Refrigerant

Thomas Midgley, Jr By Betty Stephens Inventor of Freon and Leaded Gas Thomas Midgley, Jr. (May 18, 1889 to November 2, 1944) was an American mechanical engineer and chemist. He was a key figure in a team of chemists, led by Charles F. Kettering, that developed the tetraethyl lead (TEL) additive to gasoline as well […]

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July 22, 2014
EPA Bans Additional Refrigerants

EPA to Ban More 'Unacceptable' Refrigerants By Betty Stephens EPA Action A list of refrigerants unacceptable by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grew by leaps and bounds on July 10, when EPA proposed to prohibit the use of certain chemicals that significantly contributes to climate change. The EPA’s action is to reduce emissions of hydro […]

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July 20, 2014
R134A Quest - Auto Re-Charge Kit

Auto Freon R134A Recharge Kit – Quest By Betty Stephens Auto Cooling The auto cooling system protects the engine from overheating as the vehicle runs. Since the engine burns fuel, it produces energy: one third of it turns into mechanical power, while the rest is transformed into heat. But not all that heat goes straight […]

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July 17, 2014
Casino Air

Casino Air Quality BY Betty Stephens Casinos are one of the few public places that allow indoor smoking. They are faced with a unique air quality challenge. In addition to cigarette smoke, gaming facilities must also control malodors related to customer density, food services and restroom facilities in order to encourage guests to stay and […]

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July 13, 2014
Meeting Room - Cold Temperatures

Cold Air in Business Meetings By Betty Stephens Cold Air in business Meetings do they do that to keep people awake or kill germs? As summer-clad office workers, conference attendees and event guests stream into meeting rooms and reception halls nationwide, many are met with a blast of Arctic air. "Over-chilling" is one of the […]

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July 12, 2014
Hot Yoga

Hot Yoga (Bikram Yoga) By Betty Stephens Everywhere people are doing something they believe will change their body. Perhaps a friend suggests hot yoga. In a world, where instant gratification rules, it's easy to think there's a magical way to drop pounds fast. Let’s see what the experts say. Yoga classes provide physical benefits along […]

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July 11, 2014
Yeti Coolers

Yeti Coolers  By Betty Stephens The Seiders brothers (Roy and Ryan) set out to make a cooler that could stand up to abuse. A cooler that could be used as a seat, a casting platform, storage for fish, and keep drinks cold. The Seiders brothers founded the company, Yeti Coolers, Austin, TX. They developed a […]

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June 26, 2014
Honeywell Lyric Thermostat

Honeywell’s New Thermostat Lyric By Betty Stephens The Honeywell TH8732WF5018 Lyric thermostat allows you access to your thermostat from your phone while ensuring optimal comfort for you and your family. The Lyric by Honeywell thermostat comes with Geofencing technology which permits the thermostat to utilize the location of your smart phone to save energy and […]

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